Mekong Delta Local Life Full Day

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Mekong Delta Local Life Full Day 7 Cao Dai Church Enjoy Local Fruits Floating Market Tai Tu Music (2) Tai Tu Music

Mekong Delta Local Life Full Day

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1 day
Ho Chi Minh City /Ho Chi Minh City
3 cities
1 Lunch
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Ho Chi Minh City - Cai Be - Mekong Delta
Departure:  Daily Departure from Ho Chi Minh City (dist. 1)
Daily Departure from Ho Chi Minh City (dist. 1)
Theme: Cultural
Type: Private tour
Why you’ll love this trip?
  • Visiting a market above water's surface, see how people live, trade, and survive
  • Witness the merge of local people's lives and the river delta
  • Experience the locally simple vehicles like bicycles or hand-rowing boats

Trip map & itinerary

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This full-day Mekong Delta Local Life trip from Ho Chi Minh City takes you to the Mekong Delta's center, where you'll meet plenty of hospitable people who will greet you with their most gorgeous smiles. The Cai Be, Tien Giang Province is the tour's remarkable point. It gives a look into the locals' long-lasting trading practices and a wonderful opportunity to observe how closely tied to the Mekong river their lives are.

Full Day: Sai Gon to Cai Be and Tan Phong Island Full Day


  • The tour will start with a hotel pick-up at 8:00 AM for a transfer that will take more than 2 hours.
  • You will then visit Cai Be dry market, where you can explore and buy local products. After that, you will embark on a wooden boat to explore the Mekong Delta and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding areas.
  • During the tour, you will get a chance to visit a local family factory where you can observe the production of various local products such as rice paper, coconut candy, pop rice, jackfruit wine, banana wine, and souvenirs. You will learn how these products are made and even have the opportunity to purchase some to take home with you.
  • Next, you will board a sampan to Cu Lao Tan Phong, where you will listen to Don Ca Tai Tu, a traditional music genre of Southern Vietnam. You will also have the chance to try tropical fruits at a local house and learn about the local culture.


  • For lunch, you will visit a local restaurant known as Mr. Vo's ancient house, where you can try elephant ear fish, also known as fried giant gourami, a popular dish in the Mekong Delta. The restaurant is located in a beautiful ancient house, adding to the overall experience.

  • Finally, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Can Tho by car. This tour will provide you with an authentic experience of the Mekong Delta, allowing you to learn about the local culture, taste the local cuisine, and enjoy the stunning scenery.
  • 16.30: Pick you up on the opposite side to come back to Ho Chi Minh City. Tour ends.


Note that: 

- Cao Dai Temple vs church is mostly closed, and if it's open, guests can only stand outside to visit
- Restricting visitors to visit the brick kiln to ensure safety, the tour mainly visits the coconut candy kiln


Meals: Lunch
Accommodation: N/A

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1 Lunch

N/A (1 night)

  • Transfer round trip HCMC - Cai Be - HCMC by private car
  • Boat Trip on Tien River
  • Lunch at Local restaurant
  • Local English Speaking guide
  • Bikes
  • All entrance and permitted fees
  • A bottle of water - 1 bottle/person/day

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US $96/pax

US $192
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